Cultural Festivals
Proudly diverse

Cultural Festivals

Darling Harbour proudly celebrates Sydney’s diverse multi-cultural community with a host of vibrant cultural festivals that take visitors on a trip around the globe throughout the year.
24 Feb 2024
28 Apr 2024

Calling all culture vultures! ️Get ready to experience a trip around the world at Tumbalong Park, as Darling Harbour transforms into a global village bursting with vibrant beats, mouthwatering eats, and spectacular performances. 

Proudly celebrating Sydney's diverse multi-cultural community, experience an enlightening and uplifting celebration across all corners of the globe.

Each of the festivals feature their own unique blend of international food, live entertainment, workshops, arts and crafts, and cultural demonstrations.

Witness outstanding cultural performances, discover the exciting world of food from around the world, and learn about the inspiring connection between Sydney and the diverse multi-cultural communities.

Buddha's Birthday 27 & 28 Apr

Join us for two days of ceremonial immersion, spectacular performances, delicious vegetarian fare, and unique arts and gifts at the Buddha's Birthday Festival.

Past Events

Greek Festival - 24 & 25 Feb

Get ready to Opa! It's Greek Fest time in Darling Harbour! Get moving to the electrifying beats of Melina Aslanidou, wander through pop-up stalls bursting with handcrafted treasures, and dine out on delicious traditional eats. 

Malaysian Festival - 2 March

Get ready to be swept away by the vibrant sights, sounds, and smells of Malaysia as the Malaysia Festival 2024 takes over Tumbalong Park!  Explore interactive booths showcasing traditional crafts, learn a few basic Malay phrases, discover the beauty of batik textiles, and more.

Serbian Festival 9 & 10 Mar

Explore exotic cuisine, performances, entertainment, activities and a celebration of Serbia’s rich history at the Serbian festival weekend in Darling Harbour

UkiFest Sydney 16 Mar

The UkiFest 2024 will showcase the best of Ukrainian Culture, including Ukrainian food, folk dancing, live music, kids’ activities, stalls and exhibits, a beer garden and more!